Rudy Ray Moore

Actor · Producer · Writer
IVA Star Rating : 55
Rudolph Frank Moore, known as Rudy Ray Moore, was an American comedian, singer, actor, and film producer. He created the character Dolemite, the pimp from the 1975 film Dolemite and its sequels, The Human Tornado and The Return of Dolemite. The persona was developed during his early comedy records. The recordings often featured Moore delivering... read more

Rudolph Frank Moore, known as Rudy Ray Moore, was an American comedian, singer, actor, and film producer. He created the character Dolemite, the pimp from the 1975 film Dolemite and its sequels, The Human Tornado and The Return of Dolemite. The persona was developed during his early comedy records. The recordings often featured Moore delivering profanity-filled rhyming poetry, which later earned Moore the nickname "the Godfather of Rap". Actor and comedian Eddie Murphy portrayed Moore in the 2019 film Dolemite Is My Name.

Born

Thursday, 17 March 1927

Died

Sunday, 19 October 2008

Actor Filmography

Dolemite Is My Name Self 2019
Missing Reel Dolemite 2014
Movie Nights (archive footage) 2010
It Came from Trafalgar Dangerous Dan 2009
Vampire Assassin 2005
Sons of Butcher Rudy (voice) 2005
Lil' Pimp Mr. Slippers (voice) 2005
Beef Himself - OG Pimp Daddy (archive footage) (as Dolemite) 2003
The Watermelon Heist The Angel Of Death 2003
The Dolemite Explosion Dolemite 2002
(see additional filmography)

Actor Filmography

Dolemite Is My Name Self 2019
Missing Reel Dolemite 2014
Movie Nights (archive footage) 2010
It Came from Trafalgar Dangerous Dan 2009
Vampire Assassin 2005
Sons of Butcher Rudy (voice) 2005
Lil' Pimp Mr. Slippers (voice) 2005
Beef Himself - OG Pimp Daddy (archive footage) (as Dolemite) 2003
The Watermelon Heist The Angel Of Death 2003
The Dolemite Explosion Dolemite 2002
Big Money Hustlas Dolemite 2000
American Pimp Dolemite 2000
Jackie's Back! Bad Guy (Coco Movie) 1999
Shaolin Dolemite Dolemite 1999
Fakin' Da Funk Larry 1997
B*A*P*S Nate 1997
Violent New Breed Pastor Williams 1997
Murder Was the Case: The Movie Dolemite (segment "Doggy Dogg World") 1995
The Legend of Dolemite Himself 1994
Martin Himself 1992
Rude Himself 1982
Penitentiary II Husband 1982
The Best of Sex and Violence Himself (Archive Footage) 1981
Disco Godfather Tucker Williams 1979
Petey Wheatstraw Petey 1977
The Monkey Hu$tle Goldie 1976
The Human Tornado Dolemite 1976
Dolemite Dolemite 1975

Producer Filmography

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